A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed, a History of the Language and an English Grammar, Volum 2
T. Tegg, 1832
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Let blindness, lameness come; are legs and eyes Of equal value to so great a
prize? Druden's Juv. meness kept me at home. Digby to Pope. 2. Imperfection;
weakness. If the story move, or the actor help the tameness of it with his
Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures, Whilst the landscape round it
measures, Russet lawns and fallows grey, Where the nibbling flocks do stray.
Milton. We are like men entertained with the view of a spacious landscape, where
Up into the watch-tower get, And see all things despoil'd of fallacies: Thou shalt
not peep through lattices of eyes, Nor ... he play'd, Pappling the walk with light
and shade, Like lattice windows, give the spy Roon, but to peep with half an eye.
Dryden and Lee. Lean people often suffer for want of fat, as fat people may by
obstruction of the vessels. Arbuthnot. No laughing graces wanton in my eyes; But
hagger'd grief, lean-looking sallow care, Dwell on my brow. owe's Jane Shore. 2.
The membrane that, when we sleep or wink, is drawn over the eye. Do not for
ever with thv veiled lids, Seek for thy noble father in the dust, Shakesp. Our eyes
have lids, our ears still ope we keep. Davies. That eye dropp'd sense distinct and
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832